Asia Events

Toward Peaceful Relations Across the Taiwan Strait: Taiwan's Perspective

September 04, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Joseph Wu, chairman, Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan

Plumbing the Past: The Impact of History on Philippine Institutions and Democracy

July 26, 2006 // 2:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Aries A. Arugay, University of the Philippines in Diliman; Glenn A. May, University of Oregon; Vicente L. Rafael, University of Washington; Joel Rocamora, Institute for Popular Democracy (Manila); and Hazel M. McFerson, George Mason University (commentator)

Awkward Bedfellows: Taiwanese Businessmen, Mainland Chinese

July 18, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Shelley Rigger, Davidson College; Peter Chow, City College of New York; Frank Hsaio, University of Colorado; and Scot Tanner, The Rand Corporation

Film Screening: China's Sorrow - Earth's Hope

June 27, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
The film documents how the Loess Plateau Watershed Rehabilitation Project rehabilitated various areas of the plateau by engaging the local farmers and government officials in planting trees, shrubs, and grasslands on the majority of land; creating terraces for agricultural activities; planting of orchards and vineyards; and constructing sediment control dams and irrigation structures.
Webcast

Fueling the Future: Meeting Pakistan's Energy Needs in the 21st Century

June 23, 2006 // 8:45am5:30pm
Asia Program
Mukhtar Ahmed, Energy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan; Shahid Javed Burki, former Finance Minister of Pakistan; Robert Looney, Naval Postgraduate School; Bikash Pandey, Winrock International; Dorothy Lele, Consultant to Canadian International Development Agency; Asad Umar, Engro Chemical Pakistan, Limited; John Hammond, United States Energy Association; Aram Zamgochian, South Asia Regional Energy Coalition; Paul Simons, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Energy, Sanctions and Commodities; Vladislav Vucetic, World Bank; Sanjeev Minocha, International Finance Corporation

Citizenship Today: U.S. and Australia-- Two Immigrant Nations

June 19, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Bob Carr, former premier, New South Wales, Australia; Joseph Duffey, former director, U.S. Information Agency (commentator)

Six-Party Stall: Are the ROK and PRC Part of the Problem or the Solution?

June 14, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Sung Yoon Lee, Korea Institute, Harvard University; Kirk Larsen, George Washington University; Kerry Dumbaugh, Congressional Research Service; Yang Bojiang, The Brookings Institution

Partnership for Clean Indoor Air in Guizhou Province: Promoting Environmental Health in Rural China

June 13, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
The Partnership for Clean Indoor Air was launched at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 to address the increased environmental health risk faced by billons of people across the developing world who burn traditional biomass fuels and coal indoors for cooking and heating.

CANCELLED Bangladesh: Defending Democracy and Fighting Terrorism

May 31, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
CANCELLED

9/11, Pakistan's Economy, and the IMF

May 23, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Mushtaq Khan, Citibank vice president and Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar. Commentators: Andy Baukol, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Shahid Javed Burki, former finance minister, Government of Pakistan; Manuela Ferro, World Bank

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